from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A woman who embroiders; an embroideress.
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The wages of a broideress, according to the present worth of money, were, when high, six shillings a day.
Old Abraham, cap in hand, bowed low before the Princess, and presented a closely-veiled, graceful figure, as the young broideress whom he had promised.
We have in our company -- nay, there is in all England -- one broideress only, who can work in this style.
To Margaret, the Jewish broideress was an object of equal mystery and interest.
She had been the best broideress in the Castle until that day.
"I presume no broideress is to be found in England, who can do such work as this?" said the Countess in a regretful tone.
But I fear it cannot be done -- it would be almost necessary that I should see the broideress myself, to avoid mistakes; and I would fain, if it were possible, have had the work done under my own eye. "